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I was a teacher by profession and leader to a team for 21 years. Now on a sabbatical, exploring and polishing my vestigial skills in writing and Photography.

Mother, I love You

Mothers Day..I too wished my mother on Facebook posting our photos to indulge her recently acquired social networking skills. Everyone out there picks out this day to share their best moments with their mothers while every second generation mothers proudly displays photographic evidence of their roles as both […]

Without Faith and Hope

Faith and Hope Anchors that keep your ship moored Sails that your spread to stay on course Rope that you hang on to While dangling on a precipice Ventilator that keeps you alive Flotsam you hold on to To stay afloat and not drown The parachute that helps […]

An Engaging Vacation

Mid Summer vacation would be the most stressful term in the minds of mothers with young children. Summer camps provide interim relief engaging them for you. That is just 15 to 20 days of a 45 days long vacation . Then what ? How do you keep them […]

From Duke, to Lima ,With Love

Preface “The great beauty of life is its mystery, the inability to know what course our life will take, and diligently work to transmute into our final form based upon a lifetime of constant discovery and enterprising effort. Accepting the unknown and unknowable eliminates regret.” ― Kilroy J. […]

Puppet with a broken string..

Letting go isn’t easy. Especially when it means watching your kid spreading out his wings and taking flight to a distant place. A place so far away that you have to consider the time zones to call him on face time. Even though you know that his wings […]

If I could change back Time

My friend recently asked me why my posts have an underlying note of sadness in them. Words don’t pour out untill they start choking me. And there is always emotions involved. I have been told that my face mirrors what is in my mind. My smile disappears in […]


The feeling I am left with today is that of betrayal. I might have betrayed someone today. Someone who loves me so much. My betrayal was remaining silent. Not letting her know sooner that I won’t be around ..not at least in the same place as her child […]

Let it Flow

For me tears always flow as a reflex. It happens suddenly. Imagine the strap of your grocery bag come undone at the zebra crossing. There goes all the contents spilling and rolling in all directions. You feel so exposed . You don’t know what to gather before the […]